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Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
>> hello and welcome to al jazeera america. i'm jonathan betz in new york. parliament calls for new elections. protestors say that's not enough. in ukraine, a symbolic gesture. as protestors topple a statute of a hero. >>> and early venezuelan elections, as that country struggles. tonight the crisis deepens in thailand. the prime minister suddenly dissolves parliament and is calling for new elections. picture of thousands rallying in the capitol where it is 11:00 in the morning. opposition party resigns from conflict. and the conflict is not over yet. wayne hay has the latest. >>> there is no indication that the prime minister will dissolve parliament, that they will change their goals. those goals have in fact changed a bit over the past few weeks. at first they said they would accept house dissolution. that quickly changed into their goal being the removal of the regime, referring to the former prime minister who was ousted in 2006 and lives in self proclaimed compile. his sister is now prime minister. they say the government is corrupt, this current government is corrupt and only
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 4:00pm EST
>> this is al jazeera america live from new york. i'm jonathan betz with today's top stories. [ singing ] >> south africa begins its farewell to legendary freedom fighter nelson mandela with a day of prey and reflection. >> south korea expands its air defense zone raising tensions in asia >> and the heartland takes a hit from storms. today it's headed for the east coast [ ♪ music ] >> remembering nelson mandela. today was a day of national reflection. there was no bigger church or congregation than the people at the catholic church in south africa. [ singing ] >> the sounds of soweto, of a nation on what is not just another sunday. [ singing ] >> the congregation of the biggest catholic church in this largely christian country celebrates nelson mandela in song and prayer. similar services in all faiths are held across south africa in a day of reflection. >> we gather here to thank god for his life. we thank god for the blessing he bestowed on this world through the life of madiba. >> this church holds a special place in the history of antiapartheid movement. it was a sanct
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
>> this is al jazeera america, live from new york. i am jonathan betz. [ music ] >> a day of prayer and reflexion for nelson mandela. services are held in south africa and half a world away in the u.s. to honor his legacy. >> linennon comes krarning down >> peace keepers in the central contr control. >> massive problems in the midwest, a big winter storm pushes towards the east coast. [ music ] >> we begin tonight with a national day of prayer for the man called south africa's greatest son, nelson mandela was the topic in pulpits around the world today. services of all face honored the former president. a steady flow of more thurners candles and stood with others praying for the civil rights leader. there were scenes like this across sfrikdz today. more now from al jazeera nick schifrin. >> nelson mandela talked about a rainbo nation. his struggle wasn't on behalf of black south africans but on behalf of all segregated and humiliated by racist rulers. >> nelson mandela wanted to build a nation united in diversity. citizens of all races and religion say mandela created that had unity
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
>> helicopter. welcome to al jazeera america. i am jonathan betz live in new york. >> protest orders in ukraine toppel a statute of a soviet hero. anger mounts to the government's push to go closer with russia. >>> peace keepers are on patrol as the president admits he's losing control in south america. >>> a day of prayer and reflexion for new mexico new mexico from south sfrikdz to half a world away. people honoring his legacyafricf a world away. people honoring his legacy. the same snowstorm that caused problems in the midwest is bringing dangerous weather to the northeast. we will begin at ukraine's capitol where protests reached a new level. the movement saw its biggest crowds yet. ukraine is bitterly divided over whether it should grow closer with europe or russia. it triggered deep anger now directed at soviet symbols. al jazeera tim friend has the latest from kiev. >> reporter: the protest went on into the night. ukrainian nationalists celebrated the top elling of kiev's statue of lenin shouting yanokovich, you are next. some ahave been camped out for two weeks. they
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm EST
>> this is al jazeera america live from new york. i'm jonathan betz. the 6-week north korean odyssey is over for merrill newman, back home with hisno carrierringring with the white tilers. for merrill newman the war was ancient history. for north korea, ever ready to fight american imperialists. merrill newman was an enemy of the state. the two countries never signed a peace treaty, are techniy at war and as such his release likely required the personal approval of the country's leader kim jong un. why he let merrill newman go now remains a mystery. >> after merrill newman is home and has a rest, we'll have more to say about his unusual and difficult journey. for now, though, we ask you to allow us time to be with him as a family. we ask that you not forget another american, kenneth bae. >> he sentenced to prison. caught spreading the word of christianity - viewed as a greater threat than a soldier merrill newman. >> what is interesting about the situation is something revealing about releasing merrill newman. if you look at the two people, a soldier and missionary. after all
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
. coming up next, jonathan strong joins us. >> he has a play. he has the soul. >> soul. . >> pope frances pay have a secret life. rumor is he sneaks out of the vatican at night might be true. the pope dresses in regular priests clothes, goes into rome,ed a ministers to the homeless. he won't confirm this, himself. >> oh my god, he's a vigilante vickar coming to the help of those in need. he's the bat-pope. holy, holy, father nation. it all makes so much sense now. he's just like bruce wane. he's a wealthy bachelor who lives alone in a giant mansion and bruce wane has the batmobile while frances has the popemobile. not only that, batman talks to morgan freeman and the pope talks to god, who is also morgan freeman. >> for example past the hour with us. jonathan strong, good to have you on the show. >> good morning. >> we pecked the must red from your piece in the national review you write this about the feud between senator minority leader mitch mcconnell and the heritage foundation. there are some echoes of the message in your book, joe. in this piece. >> their feud has been one of the mos
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 8:00am PST
kim jong-un's first purge. jonathan hunt is live with more. jonathan? >> reporter: very interesting, jon. this is a clear sign that kim jong-un, the leader of north korea very much wants to could consolidate and demonstrate his power. in the two years he has been the north korean leader, his uncle has been very much been the power behind the thrown. now he has been thrown out in disgrace. take a look at these pictures from a party meeting over the weekend. that is tac being escorted out of that party meeting. now many purges have happened in north korea but few have been made as public as this one. with those pictures being released, also a long statement read on state television, giving what the party said were the reasons for uncle jong being purged. statement said in part, quote, abusing his power, he engrossed in irregularities and corruption. had improper relations with several women and was wined andy restaurants. idealogically sick and extremely idle he used drugs and squandered foreign currency at casinos while he was receiving medical treatment in a foreign country under th
Dec 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
back home. also on board, daughter amber and jonathan norton, her fiance. their wedding just three weeks away. family and friends know that after three nights of subzero cold, time may be running out. >> continue your prayers and continue to hope for a miracle. >> reporter: clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >>> in other news tonight president obama said the growing gap between rich and poor threatens america's founding ideals and he calls for a raise in the minimum wage to $10 an hour. his remarks come ahead of a day of protest, fast food workers in this country in some 100 cities plan to walk off the job tomorrow to push for higher pay. >>> meanwhile vice-president biden was in china shaking things up within hours of arriving there. the first stop on his two-day visit, it was the u.s. embassy where he told a group of mostly young people, chinese waiting in line for visas, they should challenge their own government, saying innovation can occur only when you breathe free. >>> and back here at home, chicago police are reporting some welcome news tonight, what could be the fewest num
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
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FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 10:00am PST
and jonathan turley, said it's also like the rise of the fourth branch that the founders never intended but the federal agency have so much power to carry out in tandem with the executive branch things that the president would like to get done and there's no check on them. >> shannon, that's exactly right. any president that is going to use that regulatory power to the maximum extent they can otherwise their election has not meant anything. so let's take the dodd/frank bill, regulating the financial services or, as jon mentioned, obama care. those laws were probably 10% prescripted by congress, you will do this and you won't do that and that, by definition, is congress handing over the regulatory authorities, vast maneuver and we're seeing it used very aggressively right now. >> that's how we compromise. we can't resolve the issue between us so we leave it to the regulatory agencies. >> and kick it down the can? >> sure. sometimes it goes to court and the courts end up making the rule. but that's a different phenomenon, the one that you started out talking about, which is the president
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
and potentially quite a power struggle. jonathan hunt is with us on the news deck. i was reading about this. what struck me was how much they were saying about very private and personal matters, something i've never seen then north koreans do. >> this was a very public firing. there have been plenty of what communist party watchers like to call purges, incidents of officials being thrown out in the past, but none as public or humiliating as this one. look at these photographs published on state tv. they show the uncle literally thrown out of a communist party meeting, and those photographs came along with a long statement read on behalf of the government, by state television, reporters, the statement said, in part, that jung song had been kicked out because, quote, he had improper relations with several women and was wined and dined in back rooms of luxury restaurants, ideologically sick and eyesle. he used funds and squandered foreign currency. what is not known is how kim jong-un has decided to do with his uncle. is he just removed and going to live a quiet, private, and hopefully peaceful life
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
it. >> your book is called "heart." you wrote it with dr. jonathan reiner. mr. vice president, thank you very much. >> thank you. enjoy the show. >> and merry christmas. we might not see you between now and the ends of the month. >> take care. >>> let's go over to heather nauert. >> good morning. enjoy all that snow in wyoming back home. got some headlines now to bring you. let's take a live look. andrews air force base, president obama and the first lady -- we just saw this moments ago, they just took off on air force one. they're on their way to south africa to pay tribute to nelson mandela. tomorrow's national memorial service will serve as a rare reunion of nearly all the living american presidents. president george w. bush and laura bush, also on that plane. and secretary clinton on the plane. president clinton and jimmy carter traveling separately. president george h.w. bush is the only living president not to attend. the 89-year-old is no longer able to travel such long distances. >>> iraq war veteran brutally gunned down while christmas shopping for his parents. 32-year-old n
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